Bitcoin (BTC) News, Price Predictions and Opinions

Bitcoin (BTC)

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Bitcoin (BTC) is a pioneering digital currency invented by a yet-unknown individual or group of individuals presented as Satoshi Nakamoto. Early development began in 2008, during the financial crisis of 2008, with the landmark paper titled “Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System” being released on October 31, 2008. The primary purpose of Bitcoin is in the space of P2P financial transactions, though some supporters envision it more as a store of value.

Often called “Digital Gold” for its monetary properties which are similar to gold, the enduring popularity and market resilience of Bitcoin has encouraged the growth of other cryptocurrencies, and as a result it has come to be known as the “mother” or “father” of all cryptocurrencies. Initially limited to all but the most ardent technology enthusiasts, Bitcoin was responsible for convincing the masses that a P2P financial system devoid of middlemen and centralized was in fact possible, a characteristic made possible through its Proof-of-Work consensus algorithm which incentivized good behavior.

Since its inception in early 2009, Bitcoin has been through a number of changes and incidents, yet continues to thrive as the most popular token in the cryptocurrency market. This includes the famous Mt. Gox incident and several such cycles of price spikes and drops. The enduring nature of Bitcoin is a quality that is highly cherished by its proponents. Many tokens have been inspired by it, including similarly envisioned token Litecoin (LTC), which is often said to be the silver to Bitcoin’s gold. Because of the popularity and established nature of Bitcoin, it is often the base pair with which other cryptocurrencies are traded.

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The easiest guide to earn BTC, DOGE, LTC, BCH and DASH

1 Aug 2020 8 minute read 22 comments Roberto D.

Many people in the comments to my articles have always advised me to use CoinPot. Its operation is particular compared to other faucets in that the CoinPot.co site serves to see the aggregated earnings of all the faucets (faucets that will pay you di...

$1 million in BTC to hack Tesla

6 Sep 2020 3 minute read 26 comments Roberto D.

A few days ago the news of a thwarted cyber attack against one of Tesla's "Gigafactories" spread. These are the huge design and production facilities, in particular for lithium-ion accumulators for its electric cars, which it has in Nevada, Buffalo,...

Top 5 –How NOT to Invest in Crypto

10 Feb 2020 5 minute read 44 comments CryptoSorted

Many people invest in cryptocurrency for either the wrong reasons or practically the wrong way or even both; and when their poor decisions get them burnt, they claim bitcoin and cryptocurrency entirely is a scam. This post is intended to show you the...

OpenBazaar: The Decentralized Marketplace Plans For 2020-2021

6 Oct 2020 4 minute read 2 comments MintDice.com

OpenBazaar For those coin enthusiasts deeply entrenched in the cryptocurrency world, you’re probably extremely familiar with the fees associated with buying products or services with any sort of coin. Almost every exchange available has some sort of...

How to Protect Your Cryptocurrency in 2020?

18 Aug 2020 4 minute read 11 comments MintDice.com

Cryptocurrencies have come a long way evolving and have taken an indispensable place in our lives. No wonder they offer a seamless way to transact and are also a good investment option given their ROI performance. Experts believe that it is only a ma...

What is Zcash (ZEC)? — 'The ‘Hidden’ Bitcoin…' — Beginner's Guide

12 Feb 2020 5 minute read 15 comments cryptomagis

ZCash is a digital currency that provides a completely anonymous way to access the functionality of Bitcoin. As one of the many Bitcoin clones, its feature set is essentially the same as the #1 crypto system, except for a number of methods through wh...

CoinFalcon Learn: Crypto Technical Analysis - Golden Cross vs Death Cross

26 Feb 2020 6 minute read 10 comments cam_elica_24

Image Source: CoinBureau These are indeed exciting times for the cryptocurrency industry as Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP and many other digital assets have experienced immense growth since the start of year 2020. In the case of Bitcoin, the number one cryp...

Is Bitcoin Going Up Or Down?

20 Mar 2020 6 minute read 6 comments CryptoChartWizard91

Bitcoin has seen a strong 14% price increase over the past 24 hours of trading but are we getting too optimistic too soon? The cryptocurrency had dropped by a total of over 50% in March as it fell from a high above $9,100 and crashed all the way down...

The Tezos (XTZ) Coinbase Staking Experiment

6 May 2020 3 minute read 47 comments Thomas Wolf

Last Updated: 6-08-2020 This one took a while to begin writing about; I had to wait for my Tezos to sit in my Coinbase account for over a month so that way I could build a buffer of time to start seeing staking rewards, a definite upset for anyone l...

Bitcoin Dust Attack Explained

24 Sep 2020 2 minute read 6 comments NOWNodes

Originally published in the NOWNodes Blog.In this article, we will consider the concept of “dust” in cryptocurrencies. The terms dust or dusting attack are also associated with it. Let’s figure out what the danger of dusty transactions is and how wa...